As the Pentagon continues the U.S.-led coalition’s air campaign against the Islamic State, the best military’s professional assessment is that defeating the enemy requires the use of trained and properly equipped U.S. forces on the ground.
In the 1950s, President Eisenhower responded to a question about contraceptives by saying he couldn’t think of anything further from the business of the federal government.
The title of Valerie Richardson’s Sept. 28 piece, “Deadly coyotes spread across U.S. suburbs, devouring family pets,” makes it sound like a contemporary horror novel, not a news article.
Earlier this month two companies, Yelp Inc. and TinyCo Inc., agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they had gathered personal information from children under the age of 13 in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
Columnist Robert Knight seems to think some big victory has been won over the American Civil Liberties Union because a public high school in Tennessee has cheerleaders and the audience reciting a prayer following the discontinuation of the loudspeaker-broadcast, school-organized prayer (“Score: Prayer 1,000, ACLU 0,” Web, Sept. 26). I disagree.w